Trypanosoma Cruzi - BMT Only


Sunquest Code:TCRUZI  
Epic Code:LAB3201Epic Name:Trypanosoma Cruzi
Synonyms:Chagas Testing; T. Cruzi
CPT Code:86753
Test Includes:For transplant patients only. BMT testing for Trypanosoma Cruzi (T. Cruz)
Turnaround Time:Results are reported within 24-48 hours.
Special Instructions:Can be tested on the same sample collected for BMIDDP. No extra volume is needed.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:14 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:8 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Collection Instructions:Send to the laboratory immediately. Send to PTS 07 or MDS 35.
Causes for Rejection:Gel additive; processed specimen.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship whole blood in collection tube at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)
Referral Lab number:na


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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